Leading companies from the Brazilian glassmaking industry attended Glassman South America last week.
Major Brazilian glassmakers including O-I, Verallia, Vidroporto, Nadir Figueiredo, Ambev Vidros, Wheaton Brazil, Schott, Vivix, AGC, Guardian and Vidraria Anchieta were among those to attend.
Glassmakers from around South America continent also visited. These included Heinz-Glas of Peru and Cristalerias Toro of Chile.
The two-day event in Sao Paulo, Brazil included a trade show and two free to attend conferences.
Exhibitors said they had a successful show and had met the relevant companies.
Germany’s Isimat stated: “Thank you for the great show. We had exciting days in Sao Paulo with lots of interesting discussions - always a pleasure to be a part of this fantastic exhibition.”
The number of visitors to the event totalled 653.
Steve Diprose, Managing Director of organiser Quartz Business Media, said: “I would like to thank all exhibitors, visitors and speakers for helping make this event a successful one.
“We took great pleasure in seeing so many high level visitors from around the region attend the event. We hope they were able to network with as many exhibitors as possible and learn about new trends in glassmaking.
“Feedback from exhibitors has been very positive so far with the majority stating how pleased they were to have meaningful discussions with such a variety of South American glassmakers.”
A future venue and date for the next Glassman South America will be announced shortly.
The next Glassman takes place in Lyon, France on September 17 and 18.
Pic: Suppliers to the glassmaking industry, such as Mexico's Interglass, exhibited at Glassman South America.